Thanks to S’well, the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, and the NYC Department of Education, over 320,000 City high school students are receiving free reusable bottles this year.
Join the Garden Train, District 15’s school gardens consortium, for a day of free, family-friendly activities on September 29!
Through the New York Restoration Project, NYC’s public school teachers can provide their K–8 students with hands-on environmental education in City parks and community gardens this fall. Learn more and apply today!
High school students who are interested in preserving NYC’s green spaces can apply today for NYC’s Ranger Conservation Corps Internship!
Now in its second year, the Zero Waste School Awards provides students and teachers with opportunities to earn prizes for their school’s recycling and sustainability efforts. Apply by May 11!
Garden Train, the City’s first-ever district-based school gardening consortium, is planting the seeds for school gardens in Brooklyn’s District 15 and beyond.
Starting spring 2018, 15 Brooklyn schools will offer all-vegetarian breakfast and lunch menus on Mondays as part of the City’s new Meatless Mondays initiative.
All City public school cafeterias to be equipped with Cafeteria Recycling Stations by September 11.
DOE adds French fries made from State-harvested potatoes to school menus; part of DOE’s ongoing New York Thursdays initiative.